Medical Journal of Malaysia

MED J MALAYSIA VOL 67 NO. 6 December 2012


The Eradication of Yaws – and its unsung hero
K G Lim

Original Articles

Associated risk factors to Non-compliance to Methadone Maintenance Therapy
M Ramli, A B A Zafri, M R Junid, S Hatta

Distribution of alpha thalassaemia in 16 year old Malaysian Students in Penang, Melaka and Sabah
A N Rahimah, S Nisha, B Safiah, H Roshida, Y Punithawathy, H Nurul, H Syahzuwan, Z Zubaidah

A One Month Review of the Types of Medical Emergencies and their Treatment Outcomes at Two Urban Public Health Clinics
B H Chew, T L Than, K S Chew, N K Jamaludin, H Hassan

Extending the Roles of Community Pharmacists: Views from General Medical Practitioners
S Azmi, N Nazri, A H M Azmi

Ventricular Tachycardia Storm: A Case Series and Literature Review
P L Chia, S Y Loh, D Foo

Functional Outcome of Microsurgical Clipping Compared to Endovascular Coiling
R M Premananda, N Ramesh, K P Hillol

Pregnancy Outcomes Compared in Women with Mechanical Heart Valve Replacements Anticoagulated with Warfarin and Enoxaparin in Pregnancy
V Vijayan, T Rachel

Severe Pulmonary Leptospirois Associated With High Fatality Rate: An Autopsy Series in Galle, Southern Sri Lanka
R Ruwanpura, A Rathnaweera, M Hettiarachchi, K Dhahanayake, S Amararatne

Predictors of mortality in patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI): Insights from National Cardiovascular Disease Database (NCVD), Malaysia
J P S Ponniah, A S Shamsul, B M Adam

Chest X-Ray As an Essential Part of Routine Medical Examination: Is It Necessary?
I Izamin, A M M Rizal

Endovascular Aneurysm Repair (EVAR) for Infra-renal Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) under Local Anaesthesia - Initial Experience in Hospital Kuala Lumpur
A Syed, A A Zainal, H Hanif, G Naresh

Case Reports

Brain Metastasis of Atrial Myxoma: Case report
I Badrisyah, R Saiful, H Rahmat, V R Naik, Y C Tan

A Report on an Unusual Presentation of Autonomic Dysreflexia
S S Suhaida, J P Engkasan

Infective Endocarditis and The Pacemaker: Cardiac Implantable Electronic Device Infection
K L Yew

Albinism and lung fibrosis in a young man – the first case of adult Hermansky-Pudlak Syndrome reported in Malaysia
A F Liza, A M Aziah

Penetrating Injury to the Head: Case Reviews
K Regunath, S Awang, S B Siti, M R Premananda, W M Tan, R H Haron

Vibrant Soundbridge: A New Implantable Alternative to Conventional Hearing Aids in Children
K J Sia, C K Chai, I P Tang, N Prepageran

Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis of Maxillary sinusn
A B Azreen, C Y Kwan, N Prepagaren

Scalp Wound Closure with K wires: An alternative easier method to scalp wound closure
S Ramesh, S Ajik

Parotid Abscess In A Late Premature Infant: A Case Report
Z Zurina, H L Wong, K Jasminder, S H Neoh, I G S Cheah

Correction of Severe Thoracolumbar Spondylolisthesis (Grade 4) Secondary to Neurofibromatosis with Posterior Spinal Instrumented Fusion Alone. A Case Report
M T Muhammad, M K Kwan, C Y W Chan, B S Lim, D W Goh

Short Communication

Staphylococcus aureus Nasal Carriers Among Medical Students in A Medical School
A M Syafinaz, N Z Nur Ain, S N Nadzirahi, J S Fatimah, A Shahram, M D M Nasir

Vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium of multi locus sequence type 18 in Malaysia
L W Poh, A W Rukman, Y K Cheah, Z Norital, A M Nazri , N S Mariana

A case series of Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma among Indians, a low risk population, in Perak State, Malaysia
Anusha B, R Philip, K Norain, S Harvinder, S M Gurdeep

Continuing Medical Education

HIV transmission through breastmilk: the science behind the understanding of current trends and future research
K K Prameela